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Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein

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Great private design museum

Its very much worth wile to make a short detour, travelling in the neighbourhood of Basel. To visit... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Eric E
Wonderful campus

The entire campus is design nirvana - the least interesting thing was the exhibit in the Vitra... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2018
Lana K
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Charles-Eames-Str. 1, 79576 Weil am Rhein, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 7621 7023200
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Its very much worth wile to make a short detour, travelling in the neighbourhood of Basel. To visit the museum takes an hoor or so but is really a gem in the beautiful German landscape. And if you are staying in a hotel: do try...More

3  Thank Eric E
Reviewed July 29, 2018

The entire campus is design nirvana - the least interesting thing was the exhibit in the Vitra museum itself; of course the actual museum is beautiful. I loved the slide and the Vitra Haus. The only thing I wanted was a much better gift shop...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Took the tram over from Basel just as the place was opening it’s doors. I went for the night club exhibit. It didn’t disappoint. Had a lovely coffee and pretzel in the cafe and the gift shop was loaded with great items. I would return!

Thank TravelGoddess86
Reviewed July 10, 2018

This museum was located within Vitra Campus, an architectural complex, some 15 min walk from Weil am Rhein Station (tram 8 from Basel).

Thank anonymous-visitor
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

It all started with the legendary share of Charles Eames. The house shows the different variations of furniture for office or home use, all with a special look and some price tags that leave you speechless. Restaurant offers a great selection of menues and desserts.

Thank swissAfamily
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Vitra purchased the Eames workshop, lock,stock & barrel. The park on which much of Vitra's subsequent success is arrayed is a marvel. Take bus 55!

Thank Ronald L
Reviewed May 1, 2018

A gem of a visit. We spent the whole day in the campus - and took in an informative English speaking tour. The buildings designed by world renowned architects are a feast for the eyes. We walked back to Foundation Beyeler through vineyards and villages...More

Thank midwestlove2travel
Reviewed March 11, 2018

This museum can be for everyone. The main house is like a glorified IKEA, yes. Take that for what it is. But for more design & architecture enthusiasts, the other houses are the draw. The SANAA warehouse, the Frank Gehry, Tadao Ando and the Zaha...More

Thank Tileaves
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

For anyone with more than a passing interest in furniture design or design in general, this is a worthy visit. There are a number of things to see, so allocate at least half a day. Each building or facility is designed by a famous architect...More

Thank Kshf_C
Reviewed February 26, 2018

there are 3 places to visit on the VITRA campus ; the interior design house , the museum in the GHERY building and the storage exposition . The first is a free admission and has a great restaurant/ coffe shop ; the museum + storage...More

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August 16, 2018|
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There are locker rooms at the Vitra in carry on luggage size
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Response from The-Veggie-Gourmet | Reviewed this property |
As written above. DO the guided architecture tour :)
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